Caption Image is used to explain the contents of images and photos or it can also be used to write image sources, with the caption image feature in wordpress really helps users understand the meaning of the media displayed in the article. In this article I will show you how to add a caption image in wordpress, of course this tutorial is a very basic tutorial and is aimed at wordpress users who are new or beginners. Below is an example of a caption image, see the information in the red box.
A picture can speak more than a thousand words. So most bloggers always insert pictures and photos into blog posts and pages to embellish and beautify the content of the content. For example, inserting featured image images, it can automatically display post thumbnail images, and inserting illustrations & clipart are some of the most common cases we encounter. However, adding captions to photos and images can express the content more accurately and correctly.
Add a WordPress Caption Image
The easiest way to add a caption is when you upload an image or photo. Enter the WordPress dashboard and enter the menu Post »Add New, and then insert a picture you like. Place the cursor in the paragraph you want to add a picture to, then click the button Add media below the post title.
Then, the WordPress Insert Media window pops up, where you can select the right photo from the Media Library or upload any new files you need. After you select the photos you want to include, it will add Attachment Details on the right side. You can find the Caption option on the right and enter a specific description to explain the intent of the photo or image.
In addition, you also have to fill in the alt and description of the image and adjust the display settings as you need, because filling in the alt and description will be useful for Image SEO
your site. When finished all the settings, click on the button below insert to post to insert an image in the post. To see the results before publishing, you click the preview at the top left.
Note: This method only applies when you insert a photo via the Add Media button and upload an image. But if you are using HTML tags to call up images, you need to edit this image under Visual View. Switch to the editor for Visual mode where you can see the content and images are displayed, and then click on the image. 6 icons will appear above the image, select the icon for editing with a pencil logo.
The following is how to add image captions to images in wordpress, hopefully this tutorial can help you in providing image information, hopefully it is useful. 🙂